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The Gilbert Inn

3.0 of 5 341 Beach Drive, Seaside, OR 97138-5707
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Watsonville, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Felt compelled to share the good feelings I get when thinking of my stay. Very charming old style lobby, staff that was polite and courteous and 'themed' rooms that were very clean and comfortable. Very centrally located and one block from the beach. I have not stopped recommending it to people looking for that unique and special getaway.

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Seattle, Washington
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12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'll admit it: I found this place by accident. I get to Seaside a lot and already have my favorites. But they were offering a great price for a Tuesday-Wednesday - and they were only a block from the ocean. Their website looked terrific, so I took the chance. Wow. What a find! This restored Inn is stunning. Well appointed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was friendly, the town is lovely, the location is fantastic, and the history is palpable. The only thing I wish I could change would be making my stay longer. There were cookies in front of a fire in the lobby as well as a sun room with books and games. I was there for a romantic getaway, but... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We booked our room on Hotwire for our 27th wedding anniversary. Because I was unsure of our arrival time, I emailed the Inn and asked for dinner recommendations, explaining the purpose of our trip. The staff replied very quickly and gave us several options. We arrived on time but waited a full five minutes while the staff "chatted" in the... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We are B&B junkies, preferring inns or small family-run accommodations to cookie-cutter hotels. The Gilbert Inn kept showing up in travel magazines and online, and our night there did not disappoint. The place is alive with history and reminded me so much of spending the night at Grandma's house: the claw foot tub, the staircases and paneling, the cozy common... More 

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Gold Beach, OR
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We were on our way to Portland for tests for my husband--not a pleasure trip. We decided to spend the night before at the Gilbert Inn. We're so glad we did. Wonderful room, comfy, comfy chairs, great bed! Front desk staff was very helpful and welcoming. The only thing we wished for was a refrigerator in the room. We have... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

we're so happy with this inn & the price is very reasonable! It's very close to the main strip & to the beach, but it's also quiet. It's a very cozy, clean & comfortable place to stay :) wish we could've stayed longer! We would recommend this place to anyone!

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Sugar Land, Texas
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11 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This charming ten-ensuite house was built in 1892 only a block from Seaside Beach and a block from the main street -Broadway. This Inn is really not for children or those with disabilities. While they have a few rooms on the first floor, most are up two flights of stairs. The rooms are comfortable and cheery with large overstuffed chairs,... More 

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7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We were very happy with our room , very clean , nice Victoria decor all around The inn is set just back from the beach , what could be better , the next time we visit Seaside we we return to the Gilbert Inn .

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Abbotsford, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

My husband and I were very excited to visit Seaside and stay in an historic inn. The gardens to the Gilbert Inn were lovely. The reception area was lovely. The nice lady who checked us in, from Charleston SC was lovely. Our room was...bijoux. That's okay, we did not expect the Ritz. It was adequate and clean. The walls and... More 

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haystackas, Guest Relations Manager at The Gilbert Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I just wanted to thank you for your kind words about the Gilbert Inn, It is charming, isn't it. I also want to thank you for your comments regarding changes we could make. Change is something that we are always working on and we have some big plans for the Inn... To address the prison cell feel, due... More 

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Address: 341 Beach Drive, Seaside, OR 97138-5707
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Location: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Seaside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Gilbert Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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